Eight Inducted into DiGamma Honor Society

June 13, 2016


BUFFALO, NY - The Canisius College DiGamma Honor Society recently welcomed eight members during its annual ceremony. The prestigious society, which was first introduced as the Coffin Club in 1925, recognizes alumni, students, faculty and administrators who have rendered outstanding service to, and promoted the interests and welfare of Canisius College.

The 2016 DiGamma Honor Society inductees are: (row1, l-r) Jim Bingeman, whose brother, Kurt C. Bingeman ’71, was inducted posthumously; Terri L. Mangione, PhD, vice president for student affairs, Canisius College; Annette Dispenza-Kajtoch ’88, MBA ’90, senior vice president, First Niagara Bank; (row 2, l-r) Martin J. Berardi ’79, CEO of Schutte-Buffalo Hammermill; Edward J. Kelley ’08, lead consultant, Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP; Sharon A. Kasperczyk AA ’12, alumni engagement officer, Canisius College; (row 3, l-r) Kevin W. Spitler ’71, attorney, Law Offices of Kevin Spitler; and James L. Budny ’70, MD, neurosurgeon, Gates Vascular Institute/Neurosurgeon, University at Buffalo Neurosurgery.